The Charlotte Bobcats defeated the Brooklyn Nets 116-111 in overtime Wednesday night for their 10th victory at home in the last 12 games.
Eric Gelinas scored a power-play goal 1:15 into overtime, and the New Jersey Devils shook off the tying goal in the closing seconds of regulation to beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Saturday night.
New York state agencies have spent more than $462 million on overtime for the first nine months of the year – an increase of $65 million from last year, according to a state Comptroller’s office report.
The New York Rangers are finally going home after a season-opening, nine-game road trip, and they are taking a hard-fought win with them.
New rule gave Folk a second chance after he missed a 56-yarder moments earlier. Patriots Chris Jones was called for unsportsmanlike conduct.
Ten periods into their championship series, the Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks headed to Boston for Game 3 on Monday night. No one would be surprised if this one’s as close as the first two.
The mostly female staff of the NYPD’s 911 call centers have been ordered to stay for at least four hours of mandatory overtime on Mother’s Day.
Most of the increase for non-police employees is blamed on continuing cleanup from Superstorm Sandy and a higher-than-usual number of snowstorms that affected area airports.
Dan Girardi provided the game winner as the Rangers edged the Islanders in overtime on Saturday night.
Jason Pominville scored twice in regulation and added a shootout goal, and the Buffalo Sabres extended their winning streak to three games by beating the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Saturday.
Imagine how much fun it would be if they got rid of about half the rule book. The replay challenge penalty? The tuck rule? Muffed punts can’t be advanced?
All games that go to overtime now can’t end on a field goal on the first possession. The opposing team must get one series, and if it also kicks a field goal, the extra period continues.
State records show that troopers earned $25.5 million in overtime last year and $15.7 million as of September this year.
Mayor Jeffrey Jones refused to testify on Oct. 12 after the council wouldn’t delay its hearing to give him more time respond to a request for payroll record, calling the proceeding “a kangaroo court.”
With Nassau County struggling to close a $310 million budget gap, one county lawmaker is calling for the cancellation of Sunday’s antique car show at Eisenhower Park.